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    Del Shannon, Platters, Drifters, Gary "U.S." Bonds 1961 Concert Handbill. An original paper flyer advertising a New York City stop on the Biggest Show of Stars for '61 concert tour that fall. The talent line-up was responsible for plenty of hits. The musicians with the songs given on this handbill: Brook Benton "Boll Weevil Song" (the biggest pop hit of his career), The Platters "I'll Never Smile Again" (a #1 for Frank Sinatra decades earlier), Del Shannon "Hats Off to Larry" (Top 5 pop), Dee Clark "Raindrops" (#2 pop), The Drifters "Please Stay" (a rare misfire for them), Gary "U.S." Bonds "Quarter to Three" (#1 pop and famously loved by Bruce Springsteen), Gene McDaniels "A Tear" (Top 40 pop), The Jarmels "A Little Bit of Soap" (Top 20 pop), Curtis Lee "Pretty Little Angel Eyes" (Top 10 pop), Phil Upchurch "You Can't Sit Down" (Top 30 pop) and the Cleftones "Heart and Soul" (Top 10 R&B, Top 20 pop).

    One other highlight is how full of detailed ticket-buying information the venue box is. Printed in blue ink on what paper and measures 8 ½" x 11". In Near Mint Minus condition with a ¼" tear in the upper left portion, along with tape residue on the verso and light toning approaching the bottom right corner. COA from Heritage Auctions.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2021
    16th-18th Friday-Sunday
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